The upcoming Boston Mayoral election promises to bring Boston into a new era of politics with the growing likelihood of electing the first non-white male Mayor in Boston’s history. However, with the litany of prevailing social issues impacting Black and Brown communities, will this election truly represent the change that so many have waited decades for?
Join the Ash Center and the Rappaport Institute for Greater Boston for the first of two sessions in the "What Justice Looks Like" event series focusing on the urgent issues—from economic and climate justice to...
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After the successful release of Coloring Ancient Egypt in 2020, the museums are excited to preview the next in our series of activity books, Coloring German Expressionism. In this seminar, Jen Thum, Lynette Roth, and artist Hannah Herrick will discuss how they conceived the book; the challenge of selecting examples from the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s expansive holdings; and how German expressionism can be an exciting means to explore the dynamic...
Repeats every month on the 2 of October until Sat Oct 02 2021 . Also includes Sat Oct 09 2021.
Join us for a live performance as part of The Arboretum Experience, a collaboration between the Arboretum and the American Repertory Theater. Registration is not required.
This collaboration between the A.R.T. and the Arboretum features audio plays written and performed by artists from Greater Boston and beyond, movement experiences, as well as pop-up music and dance performances, all set against the 281-acre backdrop of one of the jewels of Boston’s Emerald Necklace.
It goes without saying: becoming a new parent is a major life change. Both men and women are at risk of postpartum depression. One in 5 women and 1 in 10 men struggle with postpartum mood disorders. By building support networks, finding ways to communicate needs and expectations, practicing self-care, and setting boundaries, employees can survive and thrive as new parents. In this workshop, employees will create self-care plans to build resilience and strong foundations, learn to set boundaries for family and work obligations, and recognize signs of postpartum depression and how to get...
You diversify your investment portfolio before retirement to help offset risk. A similar strategy can help see you through retirement. Learn how creating a diversified income plan—one that uses a combination of income sources and includes annuity income that’s guaranteed for life—can help reduce the risks you may face in retirement and ensure you have income that never runs out.
This event is part of a virtual series. To register, click here.
Argentina’s legalization of abortion on demand in 2020 was closely followed across Latin America. The role of religion in politics has changed dramatically in the region. On the one hand, societies gave grown more secular and the influence of the Catholic Church has waned; on the other hand, growing evangelical movements have given new life to social conservatism. How are the politics of abortion changing in twenty-...
Join us at the market every Tuesday from 12-6pm (*no Market on 8/24), and help support the vital local farmers and food artisans who ensure we have fresh, healthy, safe food! We will continue to accept SNAP with a weekly maximum SNAP Match of $15.
The artist Zoe Leonard will present a work in progress titled Al Rio/To the River and will engage in conversation about the project with curator José Esparza Chong Cuy.
Al Rio/To the River is a large-scale photographic project centered on the Rio Grande/Rio Bravo, in particular the 1,200-mile section of the river that is used to demarcate the international boundary between Mexico and the United States. Begun in 2016 and currently still a work in progress, the work engages in a sustained observation of the water, surrounding landscape, and...
This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals and groups who regularly employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work can monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives. Participants will be introduced to meditation practices that will teach them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives. This course will count...